Ed Sheeran isn’t the only musician who wants to sing for a good cause.
the Ukrainian pop-rock band Antitila has published a now viral tiktok Video asking him if they could perform “under the bombs” from afar from Kyiv – where they are based – in the coming years Concert for Ukraine charity benefit.
Sheeran will take the stage alongside a host of other notable acts during the concert at Resorts World Arena in Birmingham, England on March 29th. The profits are used to help vulnerable people in Ukraine rising war tensions.
“Hello @Ed Sheeran , Greetings from Kyiv! 🇬🇧 We are offering to do a live broadcast between Kyiv and Birmingham with Antytila temporarily joining the performance remotely,” they captioned their video of the 31-year-old British musician. The clip showed a trio of the band members wearing military uniforms outside a war-ravaged building, delivering a message of thanks for British support following the invasion by Russia.
“Through music we want to show the world that Ukraine is strong and undefeated,” said one of the band members in the video. “We will fight and sing for victory in front of the whole world that supports us.”
The Post has reached out to Sheeran’s rep for comment.
Camila cabello. Snow Patrol, Emeli Sandé, Becky Hill, Nile Rodgers, Gregory Porter, Tom Odell and The Manic Street Preachers will also perform.
Spice Girl Emma Bunton, Marvin Humes and Ronan Kemp will host the show, which will air on ITV. Tickets for the two-hour live special went on sale earlier this week.
Proceeds from the show go directly to the humanitarian appeal of the Disasters Emergency Committee in Ukraine. The organization provides food, water, shelter and medical assistance to refugees in Ukraine. ITV’s advertising and sponsorship income also goes to the relief fund.
“I will sing to try to help every innocent person who is forced to flee their homes and in solidarity with those who face racial discrimination, even in this humanitarian crisis,” participant Sandé said in a statement.
“No one should be denied access to supplies, assistance and the right to cross borders safely, and I welcome the opportunity to support the DEC’s appeal to help all people whose lives have been impacted by the conflict,” she continued away.
Cabello noted in her own statement that her “heart broke” for the people of Ukraine.
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